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PHOTO: JMU students at clinic width= JMU Students Put Study Into Practice at Rural Health Clinics

October 13, 2016

Dr. Laura Hunt Trull recently made participation in one RAM (Rural Access Medical) clinic a service-learning requirement to complete her Rural Health course, SOWK/IPE/NSG 314. Trull feels it is important that the course be both interdisciplinary and experiential.

PHOTO:Laura Hunt Trull and Karen MyersSocial Work's Emerging Leaders

September 29, 2016

The Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors (BPD), an organization supporting the development of social work educators, named JMU faculty Dr. Karen Myers and Dr. Laura Trull as members of their Emerging Leaders program last spring.

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2016 Social Work Sendoff Photos

May 10, 2016

The Social Work Department congratulates its 2016 B.S.W. graduates.

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SW Department Furthers Professional Development

May 4, 2016

On March 24th, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and CEO of Integration Solutions, Inc. Dr. Allison Sampson-Jackson, facilitated “Trauma Present, Trauma Past” to a group of nearly 50 social work professionals made up of fieldwork instructors and alumni.

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Welcome to the JMU Department of Social Work! Our Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree prepares students for beginning professional practice, and is the entry-level credential as recognized by the National Association of Social Workers. Our program is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, qualifying our BSW graduates for consideration for Advanced Standing in MSW programs across the nation. More >